Author Archives: Tim C. Taylor

About Tim C. Taylor

Science fiction publisher and author of the bestselling Human Legion series. I live with my wife and young family in an English village. I am currently writing full time, when I'm not roped into building Lego.

The Martian, Rejection, and Finding Your Reader

Originally posted on Annie Cardi:
Recently I read The Martian. It’s been the big buzz book over the last year or two, with a new movie out. Usually I don’t dive into a lot of the best-seller adult list, but I…

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The latest science fiction bestseller charts

Originally posted on The Human Legion:
Here’s my latest trawl through the science fiction top 20 bestseller and bestselling author charts on amazon.com. The point of these posts is twofold. Firstly it’s an opportunity to celebrate what’s hot right now…

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This week’s science fiction bestseller charts

Originally posted on The Human Legion:
Here’s my latest trawl through the science fiction top 20 bestseller and bestselling author charts on amazon.com The point of these posts is twofold: it’s an opportunity to celebrate what’s hot right now in…

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What’s really hot in science fiction: part 2

Originally posted on The Human Legion:
Welcome back to an occasional series of posts on what’s hot in science fiction, concentrating on Amazon’s science fiction bestseller charts. For a discussion of what I’m up to, and why I want to…

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What’s really hot in science fiction: part 1

Originally posted on The Human Legion:
Science fiction is flourishing! Adult SF book sales are up sharply. The past few years have witnessed an explosion of vibrant new literary talent. I believe that more science fiction authors are earning enough…

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Imagine a mashup between superheroes, aliens, robots and zombies…

Imagine no longer! This week saw the launch of the ultimate mashup novel series, the SARZVerse series by author Mark Boss. I came across Mark last year when I picked up his 5-star gangster novel One Bullet, and have been … Continue reading

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Who is Ian Whates?

Originally posted on The Human Legion:
My co-writer, Ian Whates, is going to be vital to the conclusion of the Human Legion series. I’m sure fans will be curious to learn more about him, so I’ve interviewed him to reveal…

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Dying in the service of the Human Legion

I’m quiet because I’ve been busy! I’m over 60,000 words into the fourth book of my new series, The Human Legion. I’m writing this with my new partner, Ian Whates, and that’s going very well indeed. Just passed 55,000 sales … Continue reading

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Author United’s letter to the Department of Justice

There’s been a big fuss in the small world of publishing news recently because a letter has been written by somebody called Douglas Preston, and signed by some very important people who wish to return the publishing industry to the … Continue reading

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LaveCon 2015 report

Originally posted on The Human Legion:
Downton Abbey. In the past few years, whenever I make new friends in America, and they realize that I’m English, they will often say: ‘Hey, I love Downton Abbey.’.  Of course, we all realize…

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